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COST INTERNALISATION

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French Equivalent: Internalisation des côuts

Definition:
Cost internalisation is the incorporation of negative external effects, notably environmental depletion and degradation, into the budgets of households and enterprises by means of economic instruments, including fiscal measures and other (dis) incentives.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 05, 2001